‘I love you so much, my child. ... I’m sending you hugs’

The nonprofit Grassroots Leadership collected letters from mothers who were separated from their children at the U.S. border and provided English translations. The Austin, Texas-based nonprofit asked that the women’s last names and identifying information be redacted. In some cases, women asked that their first names also be redacted.

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